Museum With Magic Potatoes; 1800s Pain Relief Preserved

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Oxford University’s Pitt Rivers Museum has a collection of old and withered magical potatoes. They are what remains of a belief in the 1800s, if one stole a potato, and carried it around, one would not suffer from the rheumatiz…
(Photo courtesy of Pitt Rivers Museum)

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